How to Qualify & Request Help
How to Qualify for Help
1. Residence: clients must live in Cook County
2. Income and assets: clients must have a household income at or below one hundred fifty percent (150%) of the Federal Poverty Level and limited liquid assets
3. Age and/or Disability: clients must be 60 years old or older or live with a permanent disability
How to Request CDEL's Help
To find out if CDEL can help you, please call
us between 9:00 am-12:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
A CDEL volunteer will collect basic information about you and your legal problem.
CDEL offers appointments at community sites throughout Cook County. To learn more, visit our programs page.